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Nasal polyps

Nasal polyps


Nasal polyps (Small, sac-like growths consisting of inflamed nasal mucosa) are seen with asthma, hay fever, chronic sinus infections, and cystic fibrosis.

Review Date 8/5/2015

Updated by: Sumana Jothi MD, specialist in laryngology, Clinical Instructor UCSF Otolaryngology, NCHCS VA, SFVA, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.